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    COMPARING STEERING PRINCIPLES: Cars and Bikes

    Steering principles for bikes Steering is crucial to bike stability. If the steering is locked in any way, it becomes virtually impossible to balance while riding. But it’s not the only factor that influences stability. The bike’s design also plays a role. For example, a customised chopper with its front wheel far in front of …

    December
    17
    2019

    EASY GUIDE: The Why And How of Ball Joint Replacement

    Ball joint failure isn’t a common problem, but can be the result of years of driving along bumpy, uneven road surfaces. A broken ball joint may be the cause of a mysterious clunking noise or drifting steering. And once they’re worn, they will seriously affect your steering and suspension. If a ball joint fails completely, …

    November
    8
    2019

    How to Avoid Abrasive wear with MOOG Ball Joints

    How to avoid abrasive wear and corrosion in yet another new MOOG video on ball joints

    October
    3
    2019

    How to check your car for vibrations

    It’s normal for your car to vibrate slightly when you’re driving thanks to the rotation of the crankshaft, transmission gears and other moving parts in your engine. But, when these gentle vibrations feel more like shaking, it’s time to investigate the reasons why. How to check your car for vibrations The most common reasons for …

    August
    30
    2019

    Is Double Wishbone Suspension Best For Your Car?

    Do you want the short answer or the long one? The short answer is some cars have a smoother ride with double wishbone suspension, but that’s not true for all cars. It depends on your make and model. The long answer explains the reasons why the answer isn’t a clear yes or no. Want to …

    July
    31
    2019

    Wheel End Bearings with ABS functionality

    Wheel End Bearings often have impulse wheels which allow sensors to send a signal to the car’s ECU (Electronic Control Unit). The ECU calculates the wheel rotational speed based on this signal.

    December
    17
    2018

    Torque and Gun tips and trouble tracing

    A torque value is the applied turning force when tightening a nut or bolt.

    April
    2
    2018

    Ball joints Jeep Grand Cherokee

    The Original Equipment ball joint for the Jeep is a complete unit which is not designed to be adjustable for caster and camber. This means they must be replaced every time the alignment angle changes.

    March
    7
    2018

    Wishbones replacement BMW

    When replacing wishbones on the BMW 3-series E46, it’s usually necessary to fit both wishbones and rear bushings, which are supplied separately.

    February
    7
    2018

    Fitting tip for the front axle stabilizer link bar for the popular Toyota Yaris

    MOOG part number TO-LS-4733 is supplied with the rubber bushes and washers which are assembled in a specific sequence for correct fitment.

    January
    16
    2018